Shubman Gill Becomes Youngest To Smash ODI Double Hundred


By Iram Hussainenglish.jagran.com

DOUBLE CENTURY

Shubman Gill continued his fine form and slammed his maiden double century in the format against New Zealand on Wednesday.

WORTHY CONTRIBUTION

Gill powered India to 349 for eight in the first ODI of the three-match series in Hyderabad.

YOUNGEST BATSMAN

Gill is also the youngest batsman to hit a double century in ODIs.

BOUNDARIES & SIXES

Opting to bat, Gill blazed his way to 208 off 149 balls with the help of 19 boundaries and nine sixes to ensure India post a big total.

60 WITH ROHIT

Along with skipper Rohit Sharma (34), Gill shared 60 runs for the opening wicket before going ballistic.

FASTEST INDIAN TO HIT 1000

Gill also became the fastest Indian to complete 1000 runs in ODIs as he reached the mark in 19 innings.

RECORD BREAKER

Gill surpassed the likes of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.

SPLENDID

Gill, who made his ODI debut in January 2019, also became the joint second-fastest to 1000 runs in terms of innings.

REPLACED KOHLI & DHAWAN

Gill's India teammates Kohli and Dhawan, who he has replaced in the team, had completed 1000 runs in 24 innings.

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